Dr Dalia Iskander BA MSc PhD

Research Fellow


I am a Research Fellow in the Department of Social and Environmental Health Research working on a project evaluating a sugar levy in UK restaurants. I have a broader interest in participatory visual methodologies particularly photovoice and participatory video. 

I have a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of Durham, an MSc in Medical Anthropology from the University of Oxford and a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology from the University of Oxford.

Before joining LSHTM, I worked as: Research Fellow at a think-tank in Westminster; Research Committee Secretary at Great Ormond Street/UCL Institute of Child Health; and Research Coordinator at the International Trust for Traditional Medicine in India.



Research areas

  • Adolescent health
  • Capacity strengthening
  • Disease control
  • Ethnography
  • Food
  • Health systems
  • Public health
  • Qualitative methods
  • Research : policy relationship
  • Social and structural determinants of health


  • Anthropology

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Malaria
  • Obesity


  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • United Kingdom

Other interests

  • Sugar
  • taxes
  • technology
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